Jewish-Christian Dialogue: A Jewish Justification (Google eBook)

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Oxford University Press, 1989 - Religion - 209 pages
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Many studies written about the Jewish-Christian relationship are primarily historical overviews that focus on the Jewish background of Christianity, the separation of Christianity from Judaism, or the medieval disputations between the two faiths. This book is one of the first studies to examine the relationship from a philosophical and theological viewpoint. Carefully drawing on Jewish classical sources, Novak argues that there is actual justification for the new relationship between Judaism and Christianity from within Jewish religious tradition. He demonstrates that this new relationship is possible between religiously committed Jews and Christians without the two major impediments to dialogue: triumphalism and relativism. One of the very few books on this topic written by a Jewish theologian who speaks specifically to modern Christian concerns, it will provide the groundwork for a more serious development of Jewish-Christian dialogue in our day.
  

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Maimonides views on Christianity is very correct and right.There is a need to make a different interpretation for New testament to get its real meaning.
. Now I have written an entirely
different interpretation for News Testament and Bible.
Jesus said “ Do not think that I came to bring peace on earth. I did not come to bring peace but a sword “. (Mt.10:34) But What the world think about Jesus ? Even the persons who do not believe Jesus is Christ and son of God think that Jesus was the prince of peace. And the world celebrate the birth day of Jesus exchanging wish for peace. Do you think that Jesus was a liar to tell “I did not come to bring peace but a sword”?
Jesus Said “ I was not sent except to the lost sheep of the house of Israel”
Mt. 15:24. Jesus didn’t went out side of Israel for preaching, not only that He instructed his followers “ Do not go into the way of the Gentiles and do not enter a city of Gentiles , but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel “. But what the world think about Jesus ? Christians all over the world believe that Jesus came to save human beings all over the world from their sins. Again Was Jesus a liar to tell “I was not sent except to the lost sheep of the house of Israel“?
Before his death Jesus prayed to god “ Father I have glorified you on the earth.
I have finished the work which you have given me to do. John 15:7. I have manifested your name to the men whom you have given me out of the world.
They were yours, they have kept your word. I have given to them the words which you have given me. I pray for them, I do not pray for the world but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours. Now I am no longer in this world but they are in the world. I do not pray that you should not to take them out of the world, but that you should keep them from the evil one” (John.15:6,9,11,15). Remember Jesus preached only in the synagogues of Jews and nowhere else. So Jesus gave the word of God only to the Jews and he prayed for Jews only and Jesus said “ I do not pray for the world” . Why Jesus the person who came to save the world pray for Jews only ? And who is this evil one in the world?
Jesus commanded his disciples ( not merely instructed ) that they should tell no one that He was Jesus the Christ. Mt.16:20. Then why Peter and apostles preached Jesus was the Christ?
Jesus Said ,” Not every one who says to me. Lord, :Lord “ shall enter the kingdom of heave, but he who does the will of my father in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have not prophesied in your name, cast out demons in your names, and many wonders in your name ? And then I will declare to them I never knew you, depart from me, you who practice lawlessness.” Mt. 7:21-23. Will anybody other than a Christian will call Jesus “Lord ,Lord”. Will anybody other than a Christian can do miracles in the name of Jesus ? Will anybody other than a Christian prophecy in the name of Jesus ? Then why Jesus will tell them I never knew you? Is Jesus is Cheat to say like that to his disciples ?
My book will give accurate answer for unanswered questions like this. My book will prove very systematically that Christian religion is the result of wrong interpretation of Bible. Then was the apostles of Jesus misleading the world or cheating the world ? Why all these things happened? Answer for this question is in the words of Jesus “ Do not think that I came to destroy the law or the prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill”. How Jesus fulfilled the Law ? My book will reveal the astonishing unbelievable mystery.
Will you examine my work and if you are convinced that my work is worth to be published, will you please help me to publish my work.
Daniel
 

Contents

Introduction
3
Methodology
23
The Prohibition of Idolatry
36
Rabbi Menahem HaMeiri
53
Maimonidess View of Christianity
57
The Quest for the Jewish Jesus
73
Franz Rosenzweigs Theology of the JewishChristian
93
A New Theology of JewishChristian Dialogue
114
Notes
157
Index
187
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